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Why Disney Should Bring D23 Expo to East Coast

Three years ago I wrote a piece on why Disney should build a third theme park in North America—in Toronto to be specific. Alas, that hasn’t transpired—and I’m not exactly holding my breath—although it’s great to see Disney expanding the existing parks with exciting new… Read More »Why Disney Should Bring D23 Expo to East Coast

D23 Expo returns to Japan in November

2015_Japan_Expo_KeyArtThe love of Disney knows no international borders. You’ll find Mickey & Minnie on t-shirts and toy shelves nearly anywhere you visit on the planet. There is one place that takes its mouse worship to a new level however. That is the country of Japan. The Walt Disney Company Japan has just made an announcement that will make those fans very happy, it will stage D23 Expo Japan 2015, a special event for Disney fans created by D23: The Official Disney Fan Club. The Expo will take place over three days from November 6 to November 8, 2015 in Maihama in Tokyo Disney Resort.

“We heard from a lot of fans about how delighted they were with the D23 Expo we held in 2013, and this Expo promises to be even more spectacular,” said Walt Disney Japan President Paul Candland. “We’re very excited about being able to present this great event once again, and we know our guests will have an incredible experience during the three days we have planned for them. ”

D23 Expo is a special event held every two years in the U.S. as part of D23’s ongoing engagement with Disney fans. In 2013, Disney launched D23 Expo Japan, a uniquely Japanese event that remains true to D23’s vision for “the ultimate fan event.” The program includes thrilling performances, as well as engaging presentations by Disney executives, and showcases what’s on the horizon from across The Walt Disney Company, including theme parks, movies, television, and music. Themed around “the power of story,” D23 Expo Japan 2015 will bring together fascinating tales from Disney, Pixar, Star Wars, and Marvel.

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